Warren County gained 64 cases of COVID-19 between Jan. 18 and Jan. 20, with 50211/Norwalk adding 24 cases and 50125/Indianola adding 22, according to the Warren County Department of Public Health’s zip code specific web site.

Statistics for Tuesday were not updated on the county web site due to technical difficulties.

Zip code 50229/Prole added five cases and 50047/Carlisle added four.

Other communities adding cases included 50166/Milo, 50210/New Virginia, and 50240/St. Charles adding two each while 50118/Hartford, 50225/Pleasantville, 50320/Des Moines adding one each.

The county has had 4,463 cases of the virus since the pandemic began, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health web site. The site also said that 2,185 people in Warren County have been vaccinated against the virus, an increase of 225 people since Monday. Vaccination numbers are being reported on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. According to the site, 156,296 people statewide have been vaccinated.

There have been 38 deaths of Warren County residents, according to the IDPH web site, unchanged since Jan. 18.

The Harvard Global Health Institute reports that Warren County is one of 78 Iowa counties to continue in the red phase on their COVID risk map. Twenty counties are in orange and one county is in yellow.

According to the site, Warren County is averaging 33.7 cases of the virus per day over a rolling seven-day period, as of Monday, the most recent day for which statistics are available.

Simpson College reported one additional case of the virus on Wednesday, after adding five new cases on Tuesday. The college’s COVID dashboard shows six active cases on campus currently, with four students in quarantine on- and off-campus.

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